Frustrated with the FCC maps, the National Association of Counties and other federal agencies are looking to figure out which communities lack broadband access.
Some infrastructure funding was included in the final legislation signed by President Trump last week.
The president said it's time to deal with ‘crumbling infrastructure,’ but delivered no concrete ideas on how to invest.
The departments of Justice and Homeland Security delivered their joint review of meddling during 2018 to the White House.
From wildfire prevention efforts to farm loans to mass transit, here are the latest potential casualties of a long-term funding hiatus.
President Trump is planning a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday.
Local governments would have three years to find space for youths elsewhere, space a recent UCLA Law School report argues already exists.
But some remain concerned that the money will not get to many places that need it to expand access.
$4.53 billion in federal funds are in limbo, while some are wondering if another $10 billion is needed to get Next Generation 9-1-1 off the ground in outlying areas.
Before States and Localities Can Respond to Disasters, FEMA Must Coordinate Advance Contracts Better
A new federal report report on 2017 advance contracts found the agency’s coordination on disaster response remains wanting.
There's promise of a bipartisan bill that could restore the "ACIR."
Proponents, however, argue changes are needed because localities charge licensing fees at the expense of cable companies’ efforts to expand broadband access.
The tightness of an election is just one factor to guide where the Homeland Security Department will field its Election Day cybersecurity teams.
The chat room will operate on an unclassified level and invite participation from across U.S. counties, a federal official said.
Most efforts aimed at increasing spending, streamlining regulations.
“Cutting [Universal Service Fund] support cuts the legs out of the business case for rural broadband in many places,” said one telecom CEO.
COMMENTARY | County officials say that "payments in lieu of taxes" are necessary for providing key services, including fighting wildfires.
Two senators are working on a proposal meant to get local governments in logging country off a funding "rollercoaster."
State and local officials had some ideas for Congress at a Wednesday hearing on Capitol Hill.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Fact-checking Trump’s claims on Calif. wildfires … a big N.M. groundwater ruling … and Detroit’s dismal rental inspection compliance.
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